WWF welcomes EU campaign to tackle crisis of Mediterranean fish stocks, calls for urgent and collective action

In April the EU Commission unveiled its new campaign #MedFish4ever, with the European Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, urging the fishing sector to address the unprecedented crisis in the Mediterranean. WWF welcomes this initiative to join forces for the future of fish stocks and fishermen in the region.

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Tough EU illegal fishing legislation needs stronger implementation to reach full potential, say NGOs

The European Union’s regulation to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has made an impact, but implementation must be more robust to ensure that no illegal fish enter the European market, according to an analysis published today by the Environmental Justice Foundation, Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts and WWF.

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